Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 68 60
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 16 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.44% 1.42% 2.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.31% 7.26% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 22
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -27.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £359 £306 £301
90th Percentile £595 £369 £513
South West median daily rate £400 £339 £375
% change year-on-year +18.08% -9.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £23.53 £42.25
% change year-on-year - -44.32% -23.18%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 219 248 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 19.71% 19.54% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 167 236
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £365 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -3.31% +0.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £675 £538 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.58% -33.85% -30.85%
10th Percentile £24.50 £18.50 £31.25
90th Percentile £29.50 £37.25 £46.00
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +5.59%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Wiltshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF in Wiltshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Wiltshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Wiltshire

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF in Wiltshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Wiltshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -4 9 £408 +20.81% 1
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
3 11 (68.75%) HTML
4 10 (62.50%) C#
4 10 (62.50%) CSS
4 10 (62.50%) HTML5
4 10 (62.50%) Front End Development
5 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (43.75%) MVC
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
7 6 (37.50%) Entity Framework
7 6 (37.50%) REST
7 6 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
8 5 (31.25%) User Experience
8 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
8 5 (31.25%) JIRA
8 5 (31.25%) Selenium
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) Web Services
9 4 (25.00%) SOA
10 3 (18.75%) ETL
10 3 (18.75%) Scrum
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (18.75%) Change Data Capture
10 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) React Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Architect
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) CSS
3 10 (62.50%) HTML5
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
6 6 (37.50%) Entity Framework
6 6 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (37.50%) REST
7 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (6.25%) CSS3
10 1 (6.25%) jQuery
10 1 (6.25%) React
10 1 (6.25%) SOAP
10 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Front End Development
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Deep Learning
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
6 1 (6.25%) Microservices
6 1 (6.25%) MVVM
6 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sencha